Birmingham

Birmingham Alabama skyline

Birmingham

Now is a great time to add Birmingham real estate to your investment portfolio.  Birmingham home prices are currently at historically low levels. Below are just a few of the reason why you should buy investment property in Birmingham, Alabama:

  • It is one of the most affordable cities in the U.S. to live.
  • Home prices are currently at historically low levels.
  • It is one of the most important business centers in the Southeastern U.S.
  • It ranks 54th in population among the nation’s top 268 metropolitan areas.
  • The local economy is diversified with manufacturing, higher education, medical professions, and banking being among the top employers.
  • It has three universities, four junior colleges, three technical schools, & three religious training schools.
  • 46 percent of the population are renters.
  • Rental rates vs. home values allow for excellent cash flow opportunities.
  • Rental rates are on the rise.
  • Rental unit demand is currently high.

The City of Birmingham, Alabama, is a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of Alabama. Birmingham is the largest city in the state with a population currently estimated at 242,820, and a metro population of 1,079,089.

Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation’s manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the “Magic City.” Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, making it one of the nation’s most livable cities with a vibrant downtown, a burgeoning loft community, a world-class culinary scene and more green space per capita than any other city in the nation!

Birmingham SkylineBirmingham also boasts 99 historic neighborhoods and is often referred to as the cradle of the American Civil Rights Movement. The average (high) temperature in the city is 65°; the average low is 51°. The city is centrally located in the southeast and easily accessible to major hubs in the region.

Birmingham Stats:

  • Ranks 13th among the largest southeastern metropolitan areas
  • Represents 24 percent of Alabama’s total population
  • Represents 31 percent of Alabama’s total payroll dollars
  • Ranks 48th in population among the nation’s top 300 metropolitan areas
  • Home to 40,680 Businesses

Some of Birmingham’s Largest Employers:

University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center
Baptist Medical Centers
BellSouth
Honda Manufacturing Plant
Mercedes – Benz Manufacturing Plant
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Protective Life Insurance Headquarters
Regions Bank, NA. Headquarters
Wells Fargo Bank
BBVA Compass Bank
Alabama Power Company Headquarters
Books-A-Million Headquarters
Energen Corporation
SONAT Corporation

Local Area Attractions:

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is a large interpretive museum and research center in Birmingham, Alabama that depicts the struggles of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1950s and 1960s. The Institute is located in the Civil Rights District, which includes the historic 16th Street Baptist Church, Kelly Ingram Park, Fourth Avenue Business District, and the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame located in the Carver Theatre.

The Historic Alabama Theater is a movie palace in Birmingham, Alabama. It was built in 1927 by Paramount’s Publix Theatre chain as its flagship theater for the southeastern region of the United States. Seating 2,500 people at the time, it was the largest in the Birmingham Theatre district. The district was once home to a myriad of large theaters that featured vaudeville, performing arts, nickelodeons, and large first-run movie palaces. The Alabama is the only district theater still operating today. Built to show silent films, the Alabama still features its original Wurlitzer theater organ.

The Barbers Motor Sports Museum and Park iis a 740 acres multi-purpose racing facility located on the eastern fringes of Birmingham, Alabama,near Leeds. It was built by George Barber, and includes the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum. It has been the site of the IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama since 2010 season. Barber is also the home of the North American Porsche Driving School and the Kevin Schwantz Motorcycle School.

Birmingham, AL view from Railroad Park Railroad Park is a 19-acre park in downtown Birmingham, Alabama, that opened in the fall of 2010. It was designed by landscape architect Tom Leader and built by Birmingham-based Brasfield & Gorrie. The park lies immediately south of the Norfolk Southern and CSX rail lines through downtown Birmingham.

Properties In and Around Birmingham:

209 Mamie Ln

$ 92.900
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,00 Check out the full proforma here: 209 Mamie Ln Proforma Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $950 Annual Rent: $11,00 Check out the full proforma here: 209 Mamie Ln Proforma Information containe [more]
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621 Johnny’s Cove

$ 145.900
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 621 Johnny’s Cove Proforma Inform [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 621 Johnny’s Cove Proforma Inform [more]
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5205 Molton Gray Drive

$ 27.900
5205 Molton Gray Drive, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,032 Sq. Ft. Built 1950 SALE PRICE: $27,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
5205 Molton Gray Drive, Birmingham, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,032 Sq. Ft. Built 1950 SALE PRICE: $27,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
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2723 39th Ave NE

$ 19.900
2723 39th Avenue NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 2 BR / 1 BA 896 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
2723 39th Avenue NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 2 BR / 1 BA 896 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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2719 39th Avenue NE

$ 19.900
2719 39th Avenue NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 2 BR / 1 BA 942 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
2719 39th Avenue NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 2 BR / 1 BA 942 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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405 10th Avenue

$ 16.000
405 10th Avenue, Midfield, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,173 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $16,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! (20 [more]
405 10th Avenue, Midfield, AL 35228 2 BR / 1 BA 1,173 Sq. Ft. Built 1948 SALE PRICE: $16,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! (20 [more]
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217 Lake Dr Cir NE

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 217 Lake Dr NE Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 217 Lake Dr NE Proforma Information contai [more]
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381 St Johns Rd

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 381 St Johns Rd Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $900 Annual Rent: $10,800 Check out the full proforma here: 381 St Johns Rd Proforma Information cont [more]
32 1.014 ft2full info
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12513 Jerry Drive

$ 38.000
12513 Jerry Drive, Lake View, AL 35111 2 BR / 1 BA 1,000 Sq. Ft. Built 1995 SALE PRICE: $38,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
12513 Jerry Drive, Lake View, AL 35111 2 BR / 1 BA 1,000 Sq. Ft. Built 1995 SALE PRICE: $38,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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6 Royal Coach Cir

$ 124.900
Monthly Rent: $1,125 Annual Rent: $13,500 Check out the full proforma here: 6 Royal Coach Cir Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,125 Annual Rent: $13,500 Check out the full proforma here: 6 Royal Coach Cir Proforma Information [more]
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2605 35th Ave NE

$ 29.000
2605 35th Avenue NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 3 BR / 1 BA 1,016 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $29,000 CONTACT US TODAY [more]
2605 35th Avenue NE, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 3 BR / 1 BA 1,016 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $29,000 CONTACT US TODAY [more]
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1356 5th Pl NW

$ 83.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1356 5th Pl Proforma Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1356 5th Pl Proforma Information containe [more]
31 1.064 ft2full info
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15379 Pecan Drive

$ 155.000
15379 Pecan Drive, Northport, AL 35475 3 BR / 2 BA 1962 Sq. Ft. Built 1995 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
15379 Pecan Drive, Northport, AL 35475 3 BR / 2 BA 1962 Sq. Ft. Built 1995 SALE PRICE: $155,000 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
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705 40th Street

$ 28.500
705 40th Street, Fairfield, AL 35064 2 BR / 1 BA 788 Sq. Ft. Built 1955 SALE PRICE: $28,500 Property has Section 8 [more]
705 40th Street, Fairfield, AL 35064 2 BR / 1 BA 788 Sq. Ft. Built 1955 SALE PRICE: $28,500 Property has Section 8 [more]
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1024 Avocado Cir

$ 97.900
Monthly Rent: $985 Annual Rent: $11,820 Check out the full proforma here: 1024 Avocado Cir Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $985 Annual Rent: $11,820 Check out the full proforma here: 1024 Avocado Cir Proforma Information con [more]
31 1.389 ft2full info
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212 12th St

$ 59.900
Monthly Rent: $750 Annual Rent: $9,000 Check out the full proforma here: 212 12th Ave Proforma ****Cash Only**** In [more]
Monthly Rent: $750 Annual Rent: $9,000 Check out the full proforma here: 212 12th Ave Proforma ****Cash Only**** In [more]
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2240 1st Street NE

$ 34.000
2240 1st Street NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 2 BR / 1 BA 1,353 Sq. Ft. Built 1946 SALE PRICE: $34,000 CONTACT US TODAY! [more]
2240 1st Street NE, Birmingham, AL 35215 2 BR / 1 BA 1,353 Sq. Ft. Built 1946 SALE PRICE: $34,000 CONTACT US TODAY! [more]
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1600 15th Avenue N

$ 10.000
1600 15th Avenue N, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 1,376 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $10,000 ***Property Has Ten [more]
1600 15th Avenue N, Bessemer, AL 35020 3 BR / 1 BA 1,376 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $10,000 ***Property Has Ten [more]
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3513 14th Street

$ 7.900
3513 14th Street, Northport, AL 35476 2 BR / 1 BA 880 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 SALE PRICE: $7,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
3513 14th Street, Northport, AL 35476 2 BR / 1 BA 880 Sq. Ft. Built 1945 SALE PRICE: $7,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
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109 5th Way

$ 89.900
Monthly Rent: $935 Annual Rent: $11,220 Check out the full proforma here: 109 5th Way Proforma Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $935 Annual Rent: $11,220 Check out the full proforma here: 109 5th Way Proforma Information containe [more]
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126 Cambridge Pointe Cir

$ 136.900
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 126 Cambridge Pointe Cir Proforma Infor [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,350 Annual Rent: $16,200 Check out the full proforma here: 126 Cambridge Pointe Cir Proforma Infor [more]
32 1.220 ft2full info
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1033 Medina Dr

$ 99.900
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 1033 Medina Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $995 Annual Rent: $11,940 Check out the full proforma here: 1033 Medina Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
32 1.612 ft2full info
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Under Contract

109 4th Way

$ 108.900
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 109 4th Way Proforma Information contai [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,100 Annual Rent: $13,200 Check out the full proforma here: 109 4th Way Proforma Information contai [more]
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Under Contract

216 Navajo Trail

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full proforma here: 216 Navajo Trail Proforma Information con [more]
Monthly Rent: $895 Annual Rent: $10,740 Check out the full proforma here: 216 Navajo Trail Proforma Information con [more]
31.5 1.311 ft2full info
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Under Contract

500 Robison Dr

$ 79.900
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 500 Robison Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
Monthly Rent: $850 Annual Rent: $10,200 Check out the full proforma here: 500 Robison Dr Proforma Information conta [more]
31 972 ft2full info
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Under Contract

3155 Sleepy Hollow Dr

$ 99.900
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 3155 Sleepy Hollow Dr Proforma Informat [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,050 Annual Rent: $12,600 Check out the full proforma here: 3155 Sleepy Hollow Dr Proforma Informat [more]
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Under Contract

2408 Pentland Dr

$ 112.900
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 2408 Pentland Dr Proforma Information c [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,095 Annual Rent: $13,140 Check out the full proforma here: 2408 Pentland Dr Proforma Information c [more]
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Under Contract

1309 Ferro Ave

$ 88.900
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1365 5th Pl Proforma Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $925 Annual Rent: $11,100 Check out the full proforma here: 1365 5th Pl Proforma Information containe [more]
32 1.728 ft2full info
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500 15th Ave NW

$ 84.900
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 500 15th Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
Monthly Rent: $885 Annual Rent: $10,620 Check out the full proforma here: 500 15th Ave Proforma Information contain [more]
31 1.079 ft2full info
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1041 Avocado Dr

$ 102.900
Monthly Rent: $1,025 Annual Rent: $12,300 Check out the full proforma here: 1041 Avocado Dr Proforma Information co [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,025 Annual Rent: $12,300 Check out the full proforma here: 1041 Avocado Dr Proforma Information co [more]
31.5 1.097 ft2full info
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Under Contract

1365 5th Pl

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 1365 5th Pl Proforma Information contained [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full program here: 1365 5th Pl Proforma Information contained [more]
31 1.012 ft2full info
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1145 Lay Dr

$ 82.900
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1145 Lay Dr Proforma Information containe [more]
Monthly Rent: $875 Annual Rent: $10,500 Check out the full proforma here: 1145 Lay Dr Proforma Information containe [more]
31 1.176 ft2full info
Under Contract

514 Flint Hill Rd

$ 129.900
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 514 Flint Hill Rd Proforma Information [more]
Monthly Rent: $1,195 Annual Rent: $14,340 Check out the full proforma here: 514 Flint Hill Rd Proforma Information [more]
32 1.122 ft2full info
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5048 Stone Bridge Lane

$ 204.900
5048 Stone Bridge Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 4 BR / 3.5 BA 3,454 Sq. Ft. Built 1986 SALE PRICE: $204,900 CONTACT US [more]
5048 Stone Bridge Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242 4 BR / 3.5 BA 3,454 Sq. Ft. Built 1986 SALE PRICE: $204,900 CONTACT US [more]
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7703 6th Ave N

$ 14.900
7703 6th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35206 2 BR / 1 BA 1,186 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $14,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
7703 6th Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35206 2 BR / 1 BA 1,186 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $14,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! [more]
21 1.186 ft2full info
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200 23rd Terr NW

$ 76.900
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 200 23rd Terr NW Proforma Information cont [more]
Monthly Rent: $825 Annual Rent: $9,900 Check out the full proforma here: 200 23rd Terr NW Proforma Information cont [more]
31 1.050 ft2full info
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5401 Mimosa Street

$ 19.900
5401 Mimosa Street, Gardendale, AL 35071 2 BR / 1 BA 1,098 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY! [more]
5401 Mimosa Street, Gardendale, AL 35071 2 BR / 1 BA 1,098 Sq. Ft. Built 1930 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY! [more]
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522 Oak Place

$ 19.900
522 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,150 Sq. Ft. Built 1925 SALE PRICE: $19,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
522 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,150 Sq. Ft. Built 1925 SALE PRICE: $19,900 Property has Tenant in [more]
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513 Oak Place

$ 19.900
513 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,440 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
513 Oak Place, Fairfield, AL 35064 3 BR / 1 BA 1,440 Sq. Ft. Built 1920 SALE PRICE: $19,900 CONTACT US TODAY!! (205 [more]
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2613 Ave H

$ 21.900
         2613 Avenue H, Birmingham, AL 35218 3 BR / 1 BA 1,302 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
         2613 Avenue H, Birmingham, AL 35218 3 BR / 1 BA 1,302 Sq. Ft. Built 1935 SALE PRICE: $21,900 CONTACT US TO [more]
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